White Mountains, New Hampshire


August History, White Mountains

Mount Moosilauke New Hampshire
August History, White Mountains - When it comes to White Mountains history, some interesting events happened during August. Landslides in 1885 changed the landscape of the Tripyramids, fire destroyed Woodstock Lumber Company’s huge mill complex in 1913, and a grand resort (Profile House) burned down in 1923. But this is just the beginning. Included here are a few more interesting events...[Continue reading] ...

July History, White Mountains

Cold Brook in Low and Burbanks Grant, New Hampshire
July History, White Mountains - July in the New Hampshire White Mountains is a great time of year. Hikers are exploring the trails, fishermen are fishing the rivers, and campers are enjoying the campgrounds. Throughout the history of the White Mountains, outdoor recreation has been a favorite pastime for many families during this month. And some interesting historical events took place during July...[Continue reading] ...

June History, White Mountains

Frankenstein Trestle - Maine Central Railroad, Crawford Notch
June History, White Mountains - Many photographers love visiting the New Hampshire White Mountains during June. This time of year, the subject matter is endless, and photographers can shoot from sunrise to sunset. And with Covid restrictions being eased, the region will be filled with busy photographers this month. If there is one drawback, it’s the bugs. They can be awful this time of year!..[Continue reading] ...

May History, White Mountains

Lincoln, New Hampshire
May History, White Mountains - Throughout the years, a number of historical events in the White Mountains happened in May. One event that took place over one hundred years ago still benefits us today, and New Hampshire lost an icon during this month in 2003. The most significant event took place on May 16, 1918. On this day, President Woodrow Wilson signed Executive Order 1449 creating the White Mountain National Forest in Maine and New Hampshire..[Continue reading] ...

Picking Up Trash, White Mountains

Railroad Logging Camp - Livermore, White Mountains
Picking Up Trash, White Mountains - During this covid pandemic, many hikers have been picking up trash along the trail system here in the White Mountains. And there also has been an increase in hiker organized clean-up days, which is awesome. The easiest way for hikers to “give back” is to pick up trash along the trails...[Continue reading] ...

April History, White Mountains

Moonrise - Presidential Range, New Hampshire
April History, White Mountains - When it comes to the history of the New Hampshire White Mountains, like March, so many historical events took place throughout the years during the month of April that listing all of them isn’t possible. So included here are just a few interesting historical events....[Continue reading] ...

March History, White Mountains

Mt Tecumseh, New Hampshire - Spring Season
March History, White Mountains - When it comes to the history of the New Hampshire White Mountains, throughout the years, March was an active month. In fact, so many historical events took place during this month listing all of them would require more time than I have. So included here are just a few interesting events that happened...[Continue reading] ...

February History, White Mountains

A winter hiker makes his way up the Air Line Trail in extreme weather conditions during the winter months in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
February History, White Mountains - The history of the New Hampshire White Mountains can be looked at from many different perspectives. One of the more interesting ways to look at it is from a monthly viewpoint. From a historical point of view, February is a deadly month in the White Mountains. Throughout the years, avalanches, climbing falls...[Continue reading] ...

Weeks State Park, New Hampshire

Weeks Estate - Lancaster, New Hampshire
Weeks State Park, New Hampshire - Weeks State Park is a 420-acre, more or less, property on Mt. Prospect in Lancaster, New Hampshire. The main attraction of the park is the historical Weeks Estate on the summit, which was built in 1912 for John Wingate Weeks (1860-1926). The main house is built of fieldstone and stucco...[Continue reading] ...

Woodstock & Thornton Gore Railroad

Tripoli Road - Woodstock, New Hampshire
Woodstock & Thornton Gore Railroad - Incorporated in March 1909, this short-lived logging railroad, operated by the Woodstock Lumber Company, a subsidy of the Parker-Young Company, began at the Woodstock Lumber Company’s sawmill (built in 1906 by the Publishers Paper Company) on the western bank of the Pemigewasset River in Woodstock, New Hampshire. From the mill it traveled roughly 7 miles into the Eastman Brook drainage; traveling through the northern portion of Thornton, known as the “Gore”, eventually ending in ...